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The ASK Show- The Union Wins

The ASK Show- The Union Wins

Machakos Co-operative union which featured in the just concluded Agricultural Show the south eastern Branch scooped several awards of excellence after being the best overall stand in this years presentation. The union scooped best overall first prize in three different categories and second best in two more categories.              

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Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping picks up in our societies

Bee keeping is picking pace in the unions societies with the introduction of more than 500 bee hives in both coffee societies and women groups. A total of more than 500 kgs of honey is expected to be harvested at the close of this year. The bee keeping project is in line with the unions

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mcu/societies Poultry project

mcu/societies Poultry project

Mcu in partnership with development partners have introduced improved chicken / poultry projects in all the coffee co-operative societies under the union. This is one of the projects aimed at product diversification and a food security initiative to the society members. Farmers collect improved chicks from the society where through the projects, incubators have been

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Energy saving stoves for women groups

Energy saving stoves for women groups

-Mcu in partnership with our development partners in both the Climate change project, CPME project and PECE project have aided construction of more than 500 Energy saving stoves/ jikos in various homes for the women groups. This is in line with the unions strategy to conserve the environment as a climate change adaptation. We call

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MCU Coffee Farms

MCU Coffee Farms

MCU Coffee Farms set to become demonstration farms in the county Revamped efforts by the senior management staff of the union have seen drastic transformation of the coffee farms and yields are expected to double both in quantity and quality. The vision of the union is to establish the farms as demonstration farms for the

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